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Monongahela National Forest Upper Elk

Monongahela National Forest Upper Elk

The Upper Elk Project is located on the Marlinton-White Sulphur Ranger District in Pocahontas, Randolph, and Webster counties and is centered around the community of Slatyfork, West Virginia. The project area is approximately 41,026 acres with 33,328 acres (81...

Online Logger Recertification Course

Online Logger Recertification Course

Every two years, loggers around the state get the opportunity to refresh their knowledge on WV Laws and Silvicultural Best Management Practices at one of the WV Division of Forestry’s in-person training sessions.  Typically, this means finding a session that does not...

AB Brooks Symposium

AB Brooks Symposium

The 35th Annual AB Brooks Memorial Forestry Symposium will be held on March 1 from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm as a Virtual meeting using Zoom interactive meeting technology. Registrants will receive an invitation to the program once they’ve provided their registration fee....

Log a Load

Log a Load

Twenty-fourth Annual Ted Harriman Memorial Log-a-Load for Kids Log AuctionThe Mountain Loggers Group, Inc., made a donation of more than $84,000 toward its $500,000 pledge to name the cafeteria in the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital. Representatives from the...

WV Logger of the Year 2020

WV Logger of the Year 2020

WVFA President Curt Hassler presents Logger of the Year award to Chad Nicholson and his familyDon Marsh, Stihl, Presents chainsaw to Nicholson Logging LLCBeckman Trucking LLC - WV Logger of the Year FinalistMichael Moran, Weyerhaeuser and William Bess Jr., Rock Ledge...

WV Logger Certification UPDATE

WV Logger Certification UPDATE

Updated 27 May 2020 Temporary logger certifications are valid through June 2021, but it is not too early to start thinking about starting to collect your required training courses for your next application.  UPDATE 1 The West Virginia Division of Forestry will accept...

COVID-19 Resources for Loggers

COVID-19 Resources for Loggers

Pertinent Resources SBA  & General Website CARES Act Interim Final Rule Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet COVID-19 Legal Update  Farm Credit East -  Recorded Webinar covering Tax and Payroll Provisions of the FFCRA & CARES ActShort Video from the U.S....

Tree Farm Scholarship Application Available Now!

Tree Farm Scholarship Application Available Now!

THIS SCHOLARSHIP is intended to assist the child or grandchild of a West Virginia Tree Farmer in their pursuit of a higher education. Funding has been provided by the family of Pat Plitt, individual Tree Farmers and various fundraisers conducted by the WV Tree Farm...